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Ukraine Death Penalty

SURAN 28/92 – Ukraine: Igor Petrovich Ostash

Igor Ostash was sentenced to death by Zaporozhye Regional Court on 3 April 1991 on charges of premeditated murder with aggravating circumstances. His appeal against the sentence was rejected by the Supreme Court of the Ukraine on 6 September 1992. His final hope of commutation lies in a petition...
Africa Detention

Further information on UA 85/93 (AFR 51/03/93, 25 March) – Sierra Leone: fear of torture / extrajudicial execution: Ernest Allen, Fatmata Binta Jalloh, Foday Kallon, Rosaline Kamara, Ernest Bai Koroma, Bockarie Samura, Abubakar Jalloh

All seven people named above have now been released from detention. All but Ernest Allen were released on 1 April. He was transferred to the Central Prison, Pademba Road, Freetown, where he remained without charge or trial until 9 July when he was among 86 political detainees released from Pademba...
Ukraine Children

Further information on EXTRA 22/94 (EUR 50/01/94, 12 April) – Ukraine: fear of imminent execution and new concern: ill-treatment: Vasily Mikhaylovich Krivonos

The Presidential Clemency Commission of Ukraine is due to re-examine Vasily Krivonos’ petition for clemency in the next few days. He was sentenced to death by Vinitsky Regional Court on 18 November 1993. His appeal against the death sentence was rejected by the Supreme Court on 24 February...